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Marriage V1851220 37B/1851 LESTER WILLIAM E [?] - HALLORAN PHILLIS P W - MF= CofE Sydney St. Lawrence

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Marriages solemnized in the Parish of St. Lawrence Sydney in the County of Cumberland in 1851
No. 285
William Richard Lester of this Parish Bachelor
Phillis Priscilla Ward Halloran of this Parish Spinster
married in this Church by License with consent of -
this Fifth day of June 1851 By me Alfred H. Stephen
Parties signed: W. R. Lester, P. P. W. Halloran
Witnesses: Henry Ferris of Pitt Street, Annie M Halloran of Wooloomooloo

NSW Death 10011/1907 LESTER PHYLLIS P 75 YRS MUDGEE MUDGEE * 25 Jun

Somehow Phillis is born as Ward but married as Halloran, a spinster ??

Bap V1831831 15/1831 WARD PHILLIS P - JAMES - ELIZABETH

NSW Death 10479/1887 LESTER WILLIAM R - WILLIAM - MARY E - MUDGEE * 11 Aug 1887

The Sydney Morning Herald - Sat 13 Aug 1887 p.1
Deaths.
LESTER.-August 11, at his residence, Market-street, Mudgee, William Richards Lester, only son of the late Captain W. R. Lester, R.N., in his 70th year.


William Richards Lester c. 26 Jun 1817 Portsea, Hampshire
William LESTER & Mary Elizabeth

Looking for William Richards Lester in 1841 and his arrival.

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William R Lester
Remarks No Duty Paid File. File now at Z10003 [20/7015]. 'Z' entry lists name as William Ritchard
Year 1887Death date 11 Aug 1887
Duty date 13 Jan 1888
Locality Mudgee
State New South Wales
Country Australia
Reel 3025
Record set New South Wales, Deceased Estate Files 1880-1923
Category Birth, Marriage, Death & Parish Records
Subcategory Wills & Probate
Collections from Australasia, Australia
 

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Thanks Ellie.

All sorts of errors with his middle name - Richards.

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William LESTER & Mary Elizabeth RICHARDS
2 May 1816 Portsea, Hampshire, England

Retired Commander William Lester
Medal or Award Naval General Service Medal
Service Year 1805-1815
Service Location Europe
Campaign or Service Napoleonic Wars
Ship 'Seahorse'

Burial 6 Sep 1820 William LESTER Portsea St Mary, Portsea, Hampshire Age 58
 

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William Richard Lester-
Baptism year 1817
Baptism date 26 Jun 1817
Baptism place Portsea, St John
Dedication St John
Denomination Anglican
Residence Southsea Castle Road
Father's first name(s) William
Mother's first name(s) Mary Elizabeth
County Hampshire
Country England
Register type Baptisms
Register year range 1813-1820Archive reference CHU 5/A/1/3Page 258Archive
Portsmouth History Centre
Record set Hampshire, Portsmouth BaptismsCategory Birth, Marriage, Death & Parish RecordsSubcategory Parish Baptisms
 

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Thanks Ellie.

I have no idea when Mary Elizabeth may have died or when William junior arrived in Australia.
 

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Mary Elizabeth Lester
***: Female
Christening Date: 21 Oct 1823
Christening Place: Portsea, Hampshire, England, United Kingdom
Christening Place (Original): Saint John, Portsea, Hampshire, England
Father's Name: William Lester
Father's ***: Male
Mother's Name: Mary ElizabethMother's ***: Female
 

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Hannah Williams Lester
***: Female
Christening Date: 26 Jun 1817
Christening Place: Portsea, Hampshire, England, United Kingdom
Christening Place (Original): Saint John, Portsea, Hampshire, England
Father's Name: William Lester
Father's ***: Male
Mother's Name: Mary Elizabeth
Mother's ***: Female
 

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No marriage in the NSW index for James to Elizabeth.

NSW Bap V1831831 15/1831 WARD PHILLIS P - JAMES - ELIZABETH

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Baptisms solemnized in the Parish of Richmond in the County of Cumberland in the Year 1831
No. 364 When Baptised: April 3rd When Born: Oct 18 1828 Eliza - James & Elizabeth Ward Abode: Richmond Quality or Profession: Dealer By whom the Ceremony was performed: Joseph Docker
No. 365 When Baptised: April 3rd When Born: Feb 29 1831 Phillis Priscilla - James & Elizabeth Ward Abode: Richmond Quality or Profession: Dealer By whom the Ceremony was performed: Joseph Docker

Married as HALLORAN for some reason. Mother Elizabeth died as WARD in 1868.

NSW Marriage V1851220 37B/1851 LESTER WILLIAM E [?] - HALLORAN PHILLIS P W - MF= CofE Sydney St. Lawrence

I still can't find the arrival of William Richards Lester.
 
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NSW Death WARD ELIZABETH 6343/1868 WILLIAM S - DIED RICHMOND - RICHMOND * 8 Feb 1868

The Sydney Morning Herald - Sat 15 Feb 1868 p.1
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On the 8th instant, at her residence, Richmond, Mrs. E. WARD, aged 70 years, the well-beloved mother of Mr. W. R. Lester, Mudgee.

Actually, mother-in-law. William married daughter Phillis.

??
Burial 1493/1837 V18371493 44B WARD JAMES
 
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William's middle name is Richards but sometimes recorded as Richard.

Too many possible in 1841.

Need the help of a tree.
 

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Laurence Henry Halloran
1807–1854
BIRTH 1807 • Devonshire or London, England
DEATH 7 JUN 1854 • Ashfield, Sydney New South Wales
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Laurence Henry Halloran
1807–1854
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3 Mar 1828
Scots Church, Sydney, NSW, Australia

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Phillis Priscilla Somerville
1796-1866
 

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